Mel's Card Corner | Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine

I recently joined the Design Team (DT) for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. Did you know there is also a really fun Facebook group for our challenge blog, too? Each month there is a card lottery, a card...
Mel's Card Corner | Rainbow Thoughts

Rainbow Thoughts

For today’s card, I was inspired by a couple of different weekend challenges taking place. One is the Weekend Workout challenge in the AAA Cards CAS Challenge Facebook group. The other is the Weekend Color Challenge at StampNation. Both challenges...
Mel's Card Corner | Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Inks & Stencil

Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Products

For today’s card, I’m featuring several products from Altenew. They’re definitely one of my favorite stamp companies. One of the things I love most about them is their innovative layering stamps and stencils. While I’m not using any of their...
Mel's Card Corner | Spring Wreath Turnabout

Spring Wreath Turnabout

For today’s card, I decided to pair the Wreath Turnabout stamp set from Concord and 9th with some soft pretty Spring ink colors from the Spa Collection of ink from Catherine Pooler Designs. When making Spring cards, I often reach...
Mel's Card Corner | Amazing Life Ombre

Amazing Life Ombre

For today’s card, I thought I would pull out the Amazing Life stamp set again from Stampin’ Up!® I absolutely love this stamp set and I’m going to be so sorry to see it go when it retires on June...
Mel's Card Corner | Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Each month, Stampin’ Up!® issues a Simple Stamping challenge to their Demonstrators. The purpose of this challenge is to create cards simply using stamp, ink, and paper. Today’s card is for the April Simple Stamping challenge. For the Simple Stamping...
Mel's Card Corner | No Stamping Required Christmas Card

No Stamping Required Christmas Card

Today’s card was inspired by one of the CARDtober challenges taking place this month over at 2Peas Refugees. There is a different themed card making challenge each day this month. The day 3 challenge was to use vellum on a...
Mel's Card Corner | Fall Inspiration

Fall Inspiration

Even though you wouldn’t know it here in southern California since our high temperature today was 93ºF (~34ºC), fall is in the air for most parts of the United States. I’ve seen so many friends posting beautiful photos online of...
Mel's Card Corner | All the Trimmings Release Day

All the Trimmings Release Day!

Woo Hoo! After all the fun hops and reveals over the past several days, the new All the Trimmings release from Catherine Pooler Designs is now available for purchase. If you would like to pick up any of these products,...
Mel's Card Corner | Tranquil Note

Tranquil Note

My card today was inspired by two different card challenges taking place right now. I’ll post a bit more about those after I share my card. This card features the gorgeous Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (DSP) which debuted recently...